Bayo AkomolafeJul 14, 2021
These Wilds Beyond Our Fences
Letters to My Daughter on Humanity's Search for Home
North Atlantic Books 2017
In These Wilds Beyond Our Fences: Letters to My Daughter on Humanity's Search for Home (North Atlantic Books, 2017), leading edge thinker and post-activist Bayo Akomolafe embraces some of the world’s most profound questions through the intimate lens of fatherhood. Creatively using memoir and the epistolary format, Dr. Akomolafe offers an engaging, thought-provoking look at a range of timely subjects, including the myths of modernity, climate change, food systems, and what it means to be human.
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe is a writer, lecturer, and public intellectual. He is Executive Director and Chief Curator for The Emergence Network and host of the online writing course “We will dance with Mountains: Writing as a Tool for Emergence.” He is co-author and co-editor of “We Will Tell Our Own Story!” and creator of a new work called “I Coronoavirus, Mother, Monster, Activist,” which is available at bayoakomolafe.net.
Dr.Susan Grelock Yusem is an independent researcher trained in depth psychology, with an emphasis on community, liberation, and eco-psychologies. Her work centers around interconnection and encompasses regenerative food systems, the arts and conservation.